Monday, February 4, 2019

Iris Play

Can you believe that I've got two cards on my blog on one day? That's because the Stampendous DT ladies are hopping along with the design team at  House-Mouse and Friends Challenge blog. The theme of the hop is Love and Valentines, but I stretched the meaning a bit to include things I love.

Did you know that my favorite flower is the Iris? I love all the various varieties, but my favorite one is the classic blue iris. So when I saw the super-cute House-Mouse Designs™ Iris Play stamp, I had to get it.

Here's my first card with it.

Stampendous Supplies:
House-Mouse Designs™ Iris Play Rubber Stamp
Fitted Frames B Cutting Die Set
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko

Other Supplies Used:
Copic Markers:
   Mouse Skin: BV000, E50, E51, E93, R20
   Mouse Fur: E31, E33, E35, E47, E53, E57
   Iris: B60, Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Blueberry Vintage Double-Dot Design by BoBunny Press®
Comodore Blue cardstock by My Papers


  1. Fold a piece of Comodore Blue cardstock in half, score, and fold to create an A2 card.
  2. Stamp Iris Play onto white cardstock, color with Copic markers, and die-cut with one of the dies from the Fitted Frames B die set.
  3. Die-cut blue cardstock with the slightly larger die from the same die set.
  4. Cut Blueberry patterned paper to 4" x 5.25". Edge with a blue marker.
  5. Assemble the card as shown.
Thanks for visiting today.


  1. The filigree background paper and the lovely tones of blue is this card is amazing...great work!

  2. What a fun and beautiful scene this image makes. That beautiful background paper is perfect. Super color work too, Kathi. So happy you gals are joining our Blog Hop.


  3. Ooooh, love that bg paper. You cannot go wrong with flowers, and especially blue ones for me. These mice look like they are having a ball!

  4. Beautiful and fun card. Love the Iris color. From Nevada, USA

  5. Kathi such a beautiful card
    HM DT Karin

  6. The Iris was my mom's favorite flower! They are so beautiful. There are so many varieties!! Your coloring is fabulous and your card is so darling with those sweet House Mouse cuties.

  7. Hi Kathi awww these guys are having so much fun with these stunning design paper & colouring, great design.
    Thank you so much for sharing & taking part in our blog hop much appreciated xxx

    mousey hugs Christine DT xx

  8. Eeek, Kathi! Darling little HM image with your glorious Copic coloring. Love the highlights in each petal! the blueberry pattern paper is equally beautiful! What a fun blog hop!
    {Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

  9. This is so pretty, Kathi! Thank you for this wonderful shared! Love how the BoBunny paper goes so perfectly with this image and your beautiful coloring! We appreciate you sharing with #housemousedesigns and #stampendous

  10. They are so darned cute! And the Irises look wonderful. I have some that color...

  11. Love the Iris. Had lots of
    those in my garden years ago.
    Now I just enjoy the neighbors.
    Great card. thanks for

  12. I'm here in Peoria Arizona. Your card lovely and hopefully spring will be on the way for everyone to enjoy the flowers in their gardens.

  13. Such a beautiful card!
    Thanks for sharing...

  14. Adorable card! I have several beautiful iris plants in my yard! But no mice as cute as these! Love your pretty coloring!
    I'm in California.

  15. Hi from Florida, your card is just LOVELY, those flowers are awesome, loved how you colored them, those mice just crack me up!! Great job xo

  16. Gorgeous card Kathi :-) I love this iris image, so very cute and the colours and paper are perfect :-) I can almost hear that little mouse shouting 'wheeee' :-)

    hope you have a great week!
    Lols x x x

  17. Love this card! The strong blues on it are striking and set the image off so beautifully.
    Hugs Monica (from Florida)

  18. What an adorable image and card. I love the way your made it on that beautiful background paper. It sets off the image so beautifully.

  19. I love your beautiful background. It looks so elegant with a little bit of texture. Beautiful design!

  20. Your coloring is superb!!! Your iris's are so beautiful but those frolicking House Mouse guys steal the show!!

  21. I've not come across this image before. It is super cute.

  22. The irises are beautiful and the mice are so very cute - wonderful card! Thanks for sharing! I am in Colorado.

  23. Thanks for sharing your favorite flower and the cute mice.
    Sue in Ohio
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

  24. Great image and your bg paper is matching perfectly!
    xxx Margreet

  25. I said by Janelle: blue is my favorite and this stamp gives me a spring feeling.

  26. Leuke kaart met een schattige stempel.

    Groetjes, Astrid.

  27. Gorgeous card - love the vibrant blue!
    Helen x

  28. As irises are one of my favorite flower, this lovely card caught my eye right away. Just gorgeous!

  29. That beautiful patterned paper card background really shows off the gorgeous iris flowers!

  30. Kathi, what a LOVEly and fun card you have created. I haven't seen this image before but it's beautiful. Thanks for the Blog Hop. Best wishes to you, Kym

  31. That is such a sweet image! Beautiful coloring and I love the meece sliding down the strappy leaf! Wheeeee....
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  32. Darling card. Love the pretty background.